In My Mind (Heather Headley album)

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In My Mind
Heather Headley - In My Mind album cover.jpg
Studio album by Heather Headley
Released January 31, 2006 (U.S.)
May 29, 2006 (UK)
Recorded 2005
Genre R&B, soul, neo soul
Length 45:57
Label RCA
Producer Carvin "Ransum" Haggins, Ivan "Orthodox" Barias, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Lil Jon, James "Big Jim" Wright, Drew and Shannon, Warryn "Baby Dubb" Campbell, Cardiff Giant, Shep Crawford, Face, Heavy Weights, Sixx John, Anthony "CD" Kelly, Steven "Lenky" Marsden, Vada Nobles, Lou Pagani
Heather Headley chronology
This Is Who I Am
(2002)
In My Mind
(2006)
Audience of One
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
PopMatters 5/10 stars[2]
Slant Magazine 2.5/5 stars[3]

In My Mind is the second studio album by Trinidadian R&B-soul singer Heather Headley, released on January 31, 2006 by RCA Records. The album was delayed due to the Sony BMG merger, and Headley jokingly stated that it should be titled Caught Up.[4] Heather’s In My Mind album debuted in 2006, which is her first succeeding single album. Heather Headley worked with top-notch producers such as Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, Ne-Yo, Warryn Campbell, and Lil’ Jon. The track named after the album became her first #1 in the Dance Charts.[5] The album debuted at number five on the Billboard 200 and number one on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with first-week sales of 95,000 copies.[6] On May 17, 2006, the RIAA certified In My Mind gold for shipments of 500,000 units within the United States.[7]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "In My Mind" (Drew and Shannon) – 4:05
  2. "Am I Worth It" (Warryn Campbell, Joi Campbell, John Smith) – 3:21
  3. "Wait a Minute" (Shep Crawford, Jazz Nixon, Tamara Savage) – 3:31
  4. "I Didn't Mean To" (Shaffer Smith, S. Johnson, Artie Butler, Karen Philipp) – 3:54
    • Contains a sample of Helen Reddy's "I Didn't Mean to Love You" (Artie Butler, Karen Philipp)
  5. "How Many Ways" (featuring Vybz Kartel) (Heather Headley, Steven Marsden, Adidja Palmer, L. Daniels, K. Ellie, Sky, C. Solo) – 3:17
  6. "Back When It Was" (Johnta Austin, Jonathan Smith, Craig Love, LaMarquis Jefferson, Larry Nix) – 4:26
  7. "What's Not Being Said" (James Harris III, Terry Lewis, James Wright) – 4:34
  8. "Losing You" (Headley, Carvin Haggins, Ivan Barias, Johnnie Smith, Phillip Jackson) – 3:47
  9. "Rain" (featuring Shaggy) (Headley, Vada Nobles, Orville Burrell, Maurice Gregory, Anthony Kelly) – 3:12
  10. "The Letter" (Smith, Marcus Allen, Melvin Sparkman, C. Wilson, R. Holiday) – 4:16
  11. "Me Time" (Babyface, Clarence Allen, Gregg Pagani) – 3:48
  12. "Change" (Headley, W. Campbell, Eric Dawkins) – 3:18

Charts[edit]

Chart (2006)[8] Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 5
U.S. Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums 1
U.S. Billboard Top Internet Albums 5
U.S. Billboard Comprehensive Albums[9] 5


References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ PopMatters review
  3. ^ Slant Magazine review Archived 2007-06-13 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "'Mind' Over Matter". Billboard. January 29, 2006. Retrieved 2009-02-02. 
  5. ^ http://www.heatherheadley.com/about/.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ Hasty, Katy (February 8, 2006). "After Nearly Three Decades, Manilow Tops Album Chart". Billboard. Retrieved 2009-02-02. 
  7. ^ "RIAA – Gold & Platinum". RIAA. May 17, 2006. Retrieved 2009-02-02. 
  8. ^ "In My Mind > Charts & Awards > Billboard Albums". Allmusic. Retrieved 2009-02-02. 
  9. ^ "Billboard Comprehensive Albums". Billboard. Retrieved 2009-02-02. [dead link]